The Best Episodes Directed by David Mcwhirter
#5 - The Q Word (1)
The Rookie Season 2 - Episode 19
Their rookie year is coming to an end and Nolan, Chen and West are about to be squeezed harder than ever before as their training officers evaluate whether they are truly ready for the job. After one of their rookie classmates is involved in a shooting, the team uncovers some unsettling evidence.
#6 - Day of Death
The Rookie Season 2 - Episode 11
Nolan and the entire team are in a desperate search to rescue Chen after her abduction, and must attempt to get Rosalind to help them in their search. After Lopez discovers Wesley unconscious from a dangerous cocktail of alcohol and pills, she is forced to keep him close by.
#7 - Crisis on Infinite Earths (III)
The Flash (2014) Season 6 - Episode 9
Pariah enlists Black Lightning to help stop the Anti-Monitor; Flash-90 shares what he learned from his battle in Elseworlds; with the help of Black Lightning, Barry, Cisco and Killer Frost come up with a plan that could save them all.
#10 - Flight Risk
Major Crimes Season 3 - Episode 1
When a father and his two young children go missing, the squad has to work quickly to find them, while uncovering a slew of terrible family secrets along the way. Meanwhile, Raydor does her best to trust Rusty as he begins to take suspicious trips out on his own.
#11 - Chain Reaction
Major Crimes Season 3 - Episode 15
Santa finds himself on the naughty list after robbing a bank, but a Santa flash mob complicates his apprehension and the Major Crimes unit scrambles to figure out how things went so wrong. Sharon’s kids come to town for the holidays while Buzz starts training as a back-up police officer.
#14 - Moral Hazard
Major Crimes Season 5 - Episode 7
After a shootout in a tow yard leaves three people dead, Major Crimes must scramble to find a disturbed man with a bag full of guns and a long list of grievances before he kills again. Meanwhile, Rusty pushes against LAPD policy in an attempt to find more evidence related to the murder of Buzz's father and uncle.
#15 - Authentic Flirt
Blindspot Season 1 - Episode 9
[Lift The Curtain] Jane and Weller go undercover as a world-class assassin couple to prevent deadly information from getting into the wrong hands. The intimate assignment draws them closer than ever. Meanwhile, David embarks on a solo mission to win Patterson back, and Carter clashes with Mayfair over how to handle a dangerous individual.
#16 - Year-End Blowout
Major Crimes Season 2 - Episode 17
A year-end blowout sale becomes literal for a used-car lot after one of its owners is killed when a bomb explodes. While the squad tries to find who is responsible, Rusty dons a bullet-proof vest under the watchful eye of Lt. Chuck Cooper, an SIS (Special Investigation Section) supervisor, in an attempt to catch the person responsible for threatening his and Sharon’s life.
#17 - Sweet Revenge
Major Crimes Season 3 - Episode 9
The mysterious murder of a tech-entrepreneur with questionable morals and possible mob connections has the Major Crimes division working overtime. Meanwhile, Rusty struggles to feel accepted when Raydor's son Ricky comes home to visit and Fritz Howard prepares to assume command of the LAPD's Special Operations Bureau.
#20 - Rules of Engagement
Major Crimes Season 2 - Episode 7
In a case that brings gang violence and social profiling to the forefront, the squad realizes that things are not always as they seem. Complicating matters further, Sharon offers Jack the opportunity to be a court-appointed attorney in the case. Meanwhile, Rusty expresses apprehension about meeting Kris' parents.
#21 - Bring the Pain
All American Season 2 - Episode 5
After Spencer and Olivia’s efforts to try to get help for Layla blow up in their faces, Layla pretends that everything is fine by throwing a birthday party for Olivia and Jordan. With Spencer not in a good place after the news he receives about Corey, he is forced to have dinner with the biggest football booster, and it doesn’t go well. Coop is ready to start recording the music she wants but Preach pushes her to try something that isn’t her style. Meanwhile, Jordan finds himself in trouble and turns to his dad for help, leaving Billy to do what’s best for his family even though Laura doesn’t like it.
#24 - 99 Problems
All American Season 1 - Episode 2
While trying to be all things, on and off the field, Spencer quickly discovers the rules he played by at Crenshaw no longer apply in Beverly Hills. Meanwhile, Coop is also forced to learn a new set of rules, with Spencer’s protective “Halo Effect” now gone.
#25 - KUMONK
Quantico Season 2 - Episode 18
A despondent Clay meets with the President to discuss the future of the task force, but he’s interrupted by the arrival of his brother. Meanwhile, Alex leads an operation to expose the collaborators’ plans to sink the President’s reputation, and she teaches Owen to trust his instincts.
#26 - Blackout
Major Crimes Season 4 - Episode 12
Jack Raydor (guest star Tom Berenger) is back again, defending a man who is attempting to withdraw a confession in the murder of his wife. A last-second video purporting to provide the defendant with an alibi alerts the Major Crimes team to the possibility of a conspiracy. Rusty interviews Slider, while Flynn is still living with Sharon due to his injury.
#27 - Turn
Quantico Season 1 - Episode 15
A terror cell tries to infiltrate Quantico, forcing Miranda and Liam to pay a deadly price. While in the future, Alex continues to get instructions from the terrorist – only this time, it’s Claire Haas’ life that hangs in the balance.
#28 - Found
Quantico Season 1 - Episode 5
The trainees leave campus for the first time while undergoing their first undercover assignment. With an evening full of unpredictable events, Alex and Ryan find themselves getting close while the recruits’ skills are tested. In the future, Alex decides to tell her side of the story and sits down for her first public interview leaving everyone watching to wonder who is really telling the truth.
#30 - Heave Fiery Knot
Blindspot Season 2 - Episode 2
[They Invoke Fear] The team races to stop a corrupt DEA agent from selling stinger missiles to a drug cartel as Weller fights to keep everyone together under the increasing pressures of Jane's rift with the others and the uncomfortable addition of Nas as co-leader.
#32 - The Martian Chronicles
Supergirl Season 2 - Episode 11
Armek, a White Martian, descends on National City intent on taking M’gann back to Mars to face her punishment as a traitor. Hank and Supergirl determine the best way to keep M’gann safe is to bring her to the DEO. However, when it is revealed that Armek shape-shifted into M’gann and is now loose in the building, the team realize he could be disguised as any one of them.
#33 - Maternal Instincts
The Closer Season 5 - Episode 11
Caught in the crossfire of a shootout, two people end up dead and one remains in critical condition. Now Brenda and the team must figure out the the intended crime and the intended victim in order to determine the perpetrator. Brenda and Fritz disagree as they continue to struggle with Charlie, and Provenza drastically alters his lifestyle.
#34 - Jump the Gun
The Closer Season 6 - Episode 7
A bank robbery supposedly committed by a known gang of thieves leaves a security guard dead. It also leaves a lot of unanswered questions about the prime suspects and why this latest robbery doesn't fit their regular pattern. Meanwhile, Pope gets some news about his chances at becoming the city's police chief.
#35 - Triggers
Supergirl Season 3 - Episode 2
Psi, a thief with psychic powers, attacks National City. Able to immobilize people by tapping into their worst fears, Psi proves a formidable opponent for Supergirl. Meanwhile, James and Lena are at an impasse, and Samantha starts her new job at L-Corp.
#36 - JMPALM
Quantico Season 2 - Episode 10
At the Farm, Owen teaches the recruits a lesson on the necessity of betrayal, with a mission of getting the Venezuelan Consul Gabriel Carrera to turn on his country. In the future, Alex is forced to team up with Miranda in order to save the hostages, while President Claire Haas has a plan to end the crisis once and for all.
#37 - The Art of Peer Pressure
All American Season 2 - Episode 13
Spencer is ready to get back to football in order to impress recruiters, but he must prove to Billy and Grace he is not pushing himself before he is ready. Layla is excited about her and Coop’s music, but Coop is distracted about what is going on in the streets. Olivia struggles in believing Asher and turns to Billy for help. Jordan does the right thing and steps up in a big way to help a friend. Meanwhile, as the District Attorney’s race is almost over, Laura tries not to get sidetracked by her opponents smear campaign.
#39 - The Blood of Romeo
Quantico Season 3 - Episode 5
When a physics professor at a major U.S. university steals weaponized uranium, the team scrambles to find the professor and the missing uranium before it can be used against an important international summit meeting in New York City.
#40 - Parasite Lost
Supergirl Season 4 - Episode 5
Colonel Haley makes a surprising decision regarding Supergirl. Kara writes a series of articles highlighting aliens in National City in the hopes that humans will stop being so fearful of them. Unfortunately, the article puts some of the aliens in harm’s way.
#41 - Under the Influence
Major Crimes Season 2 - Episode 3
A meddling television writer-producer accompanies Sanchez and Tao on a ride-along so he can get an inside look at the LAPD. But what starts out as a simple outing quickly gets out of hand. And Rusty employs some unfair help when his teacher makes him re-write an essay.
#42 - The Flash & the Furious
The Flash (2014) Season 5 - Episode 10
While Nora grapples with the revelation that Thawne killed her grandmother, Team Flash must stop the formidable team-up of a newly sprung from jail Weather Witch and Silver Ghost, a new meta-tech villain who can control engines and motorized technology. Meanwhile, Caitlin and Cisco discuss creating a meta-human cure.
#45 - Everybody Hates Kathy
Blindspot Season 4 - Episode 19
The team discovers an international conspiracy when a deadly weapon is stolen, Jane supports Weller when someone from his past dredges up painful memories, and Patterson and Rich contend with their newly released hacker accomplice.